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Things To Do Today in Buffalo & Niagara

You climbed out of bed and discovered you had a wide open day on your calendar and now you’re looking to fill it, right? Ya, like that ever happens. Whatever the reason Step Out Buffalo has a complete list of Things To Do in Buffalo and Niagara right here to find everything from live music to festivals and all points in between. Have fun!

WELEDA

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Feel Rite Fresh Market – Hamburg, Hamburg

WELEDA

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Host Defense Demo

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Feel-Rite Fresh Market – Transit Rd, Buffalo

Host Defense Demo

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Silver Aces

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
3:00 pm
Casino Niagara, Niagara Falls

Re-live the legends of Rock and Roll with live performances!

Free shows every Wednesday at 3PM and 6PM, featuring some of your favourite musical icons like Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Elvis and more!

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Comics Against Humanity

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
8:00 pm
Helium Comedy Club, Buffalo

Comics Against Humanity! A show that brings the beloved and horribly amazing game “Cards Against Humanity” to life!

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Hundredmillionthousand (CAN) / Basha / Fe’netiks

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
8:00 pm
Mohawk Place, Buffalo

Hundredmillionthousand (CAN) / Basha / Fe’netiks

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Talk The Talk: Rachel Shelton on Bill Maggio

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

TALK THE TALK is a new lecture series in which we’ve invited regional Western New York artists to present talks on other WNY artists, living or dead.

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Miller and The Other Sinners

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo

Miller and The Other Sinners

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TYLER WESCOTT AND DR. JAZZ

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

TYLER WESCOTT AND DR. JAZZ

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Weleda

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Feel Rite Fresh Market – Hamburg, Hamburg

Weleda

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Light and Color

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Explore and More Children’s Museum, East Aurora

Explore light and color during this art week activity.

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Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism

Monday Jan. 01, 2018 - Monday Dec. 31, 2018
All Day
Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University

Of Their Time primarily features primarily works from the Castellani Art Museum’s permanent collection.

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Appealing Words: Calligraphy Traditions in Western New York

Sunday Aug. 27, 2017 - Sunday Jun. 03, 2018
All Day
Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University

Appealing Words: Calligraphy Traditions in Western New York provides an introduction to the diverse calligraphy traditions practiced in Western New York, including Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Islamic, and Western Calligraphy.

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​ The Allegory of Color by Cassie Lipsitz

Thursday Jan. 11, 2018 - Saturday Feb. 24, 2018
All Day
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

This show is about the power of color.

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SPOTLIGHT TOUR: ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL & RECTORY

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:00 pm
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

On this intimate after-hours tour of the historic cathedral complex, Father Chuck Slisz, St. Joseph’s Rector, will guide the group through both the cathedral and the adjoining rectory.

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Hot Off The Press Buffalo SPREE March Happy Hour

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna

Join Buffalo Spree magazine as we launch our March issue at our Hot off the Press Happy Hour at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Pick up a free issue of the March Spree, enjoy complimentary snacks, and drinks available for purchase.

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Storybook Celebration School Break

Saturday Feb. 17, 2018 - Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester

Explore the whimsical world of beloved stories. Monday through Friday, enjoy story readings in Storybook Theater and grab a picture with popular storybook characters in Reading Adventureland, including Little Red Riding Hood, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and more.

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Janice Mitchell

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gigi’s Cucina Povera, Buffalo

Janice Mitchell

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Intro To Egyptian Belly Dance

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oasis Dance Center, Tonawanda

Our Intro to Belly Dance Class is perfect for women and teens of all ages shapes and sizes. No dance experience needed.

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Winterfest Kids Camp – Paper Mache

Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 - Thursday Feb. 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MUSEjar, East Aurora

In this three day camp we will be making paper mache woodland animal masks! Learn how translate animals from 2D to 3D with paper mache and paint. Ages: 8 years and up – no experience necessary Materials: All supplies are included. Instructor: Vanessa Frost As a full time artist and owner of MUSEjar, Vanessa finds inspiration […]

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Rock U (Class 4)

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Students can gain knowledge in a dynamic after school program. Students will get a collegiate prep introduction into subjects like petrology, geomorphology and hydrogeology. A certificate will be awarded to participants at the completion of the course. Dates: Every other Wednesday (Jan. 10 & 24; Feb. 7 & 21) Ages: 12+ Price: $90 for members, $100 for non-members**Price […]

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Sue Kincaid and Doug Yeomans

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hamburg Brewing Company, Hamburg

Sue Kincaid and Doug Yeomans

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Couples and Money

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
43 North, Buffalo

In this class, you and your partner will learn how to lay the groundwork to gauge a better understanding of what is most important to each of you.

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WNY Boat Show 2018

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 - Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
12:00 am
Adpro Sports Training Center, Orchard Park

Everything in boating. FREE Wed & Thurs. $8 at the door Fri – Sun

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belit sağ : Let Me Remember

Friday Jan. 19, 2018 - Friday Mar. 23, 2018
6:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

Squeaky Wheel is proud to present the first North American exhibition of this emerging artist, and bring to the public the acuity with which sağ questions the role of media.

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Niagara University vs. Canisius College

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm
Niagara University, Lewiston

Niagara University vs. Canisius College

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Polar Bear Days

Monday Jan. 01, 2018 - Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo

Join us for Polar Bear Days at the Buffalo Zoo. For the entire months of January and February admission is just $5 every day all day and parking is free too.

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Wild Wednesday

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park, Varysburg

Wild Wednesday at The Trailside Grill, Burger and Beer Special

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Family Fun Week!!

Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 - Friday Feb. 23, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore and More Children’s Museum, East Aurora

Family Fun Week!!

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Orin Langelle: Portraits of Struggle

Friday Jan. 26, 2018 - Saturday Feb. 24, 2018
All Day
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo

Orin Langelle’s new exhibit, Portraits of Struggle, captures the efforts of people striving for justice all over the globe.

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Break Out!

Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 - Friday Feb. 23, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo

Break out of your house and come visit the museum during your school vacation!

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Dollar Day

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna

Explore the Botanical Gardens and complete a fun scavenger hunt for a chance to win a Family Membership.

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Adult Workshop: Copper Oxide Painting

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Explore metalworks of the past and create one of your own.

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Spin the Wheel Wednesdays

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
9:00 pm
Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar, Buffalo

Spin the Wheel Wednesdays

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Tarot and Magic with Justin Craddock

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm
Gypsy Parlor, Buffalo

Tarot and Magic with Justin Craddock

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STEVIE RAY VAUGHN TRIBUTE NIGHT

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
9:00 pm
Nietzsche’s, Buffalo

STEVIE RAY VAUGHN TRIBUTE NIGHT FEATURING RUSS VESCI AND TEXAS REVOLVER

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NYBP $8 Burger Night

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
New York Beer Project, Lockport

NYBP $8 Burger Night

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First Responder’s Night

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Buffalo Cigars, Orchard Park

These brave and terrific police officers, firefighters paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. are always the first on scene responding to emergencies in our community.

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Adult Instructional Hockey-100 Level

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Px Hockey Coaches teach beginner hockey down at the Ice at Canalside.

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Youth Team Training Session 2

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

The Performax Hockey Coaches train youth teams down at the Ice at Canalside.

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Youth Team Training Session 1

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

The Performax Hockey Coaches train youth teams down at the Ice at Canalside.

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Wednesdays are “Roycroft Uncorked”

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
All Day
Roycroft Inn, East Aurora

Wednesdays are “Roycroft Uncorked”

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PVRIS – North American Tour 2018

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:30 pm
Town Ballroom, Buffalo

American rock band from Lowell, MA, USA.

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HMC’s Late Night Tuesday Trivia

Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 - Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Hot Mama’s Canteen, Buffalo

Monday nights are fun again! For all you night owls looking for a great time, join us for Tuesday Trivia.

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Joe Diebold

Saturday Jan. 13, 2018 - Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
All Day
Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna

Joe is a local photographer who specializes primarily in Wedding, Family and Nature photography.

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Images (Of Us By US)

Friday Dec. 08, 2017 - Sunday Apr. 01, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

IMAGES “of US by US” is symbolic of the large number artists showcasing a wide range of creative influences exploring the vast African-American experience, sharing and connecting with their viewers.

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Carmen & Lizzy

Friday Jan. 19, 2018 - Saturday Jan. 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Daily Planet Coffee, Buffalo

Carmen & Lizzy

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Milton Rogovin: A Trip to Chile: 50 Years After

Friday Dec. 08, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

In 1967, photographer Milton Rogovin traveled to Chile to photograph and capture the story of town that Pablo Neruda, the Nobel Prize winning poet, lived.

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The Flying Slatherpuss and Other Portals into the World of M.Henry Jones

Friday Nov. 10, 2017 - Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

M. Henry Jones is an animator who uses both simple and cutting-edge technology to engage viewers with his moving images.

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Lumagination

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna

The Botanical Gardens will be illuminated to excite imaginations, stimulate the senses and entertain all ages!

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Public Ice Skating

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Whether you’re on a date, with family, or with friends you’ll love to take a spin on the Canals on Downtown Buffalo’s Waterfront!

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Explore Even More

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Explore and More Children’s Museum, East Aurora

An activity that connects the play and circle time will round out the hour.

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Family Fun Night at Rainforest Cafe

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rainforest Cafe, Niagara Falls

receive a FREE At The Falls Arcade game card and FREE balloon animals made by the Balloon Brothers.

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Angels and Demons: Works on Paper by David Schirm

Friday Dec. 08, 2017 - Saturday Mar. 31, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

Angels and Demons: Works on Paper by David Schirm is an exhibition about violence.

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The Flying Slatherpuss and Other Portals into the World of M. Henry Jones

Friday Nov. 10, 2017 - Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

Meticulous craftsmanship blended with some punk-rock sensibilities combine to give Jones his unique style.

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We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

Saturday Feb. 17, 2018 - Sunday May. 27, 2018
All Day
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s.

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Window to Wall: Art from Architecture

Saturday Nov. 18, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 18, 2018
All Day
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Featuring architectural sites both real and imagined, their works reveal the formal, metaphorical, and social dimensions of our built environment.

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Picturing Niagara

Saturday Sep. 30, 2017 - Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
All Day
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the beauty and the power of Niagara Falls came to symbolize the country’s distinct natural heritage.

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INSIDE DOWNTOWN – NORTH TOUR

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
10:30 am
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

This tour covers a variety of architectural styles and successful adaptive reuses of buildings in the northern part of downtown Buffalo.

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Gene McCarthy’s / OFW Beer School

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gene McCarthy’s, BUFFALO

Here is your chance to earn a degree in beer studies! Beer School, a 10 month course taught by Bryan Kirchmyer (aka as D Smoky) and presided over by yours truly, The Beer Messiah.

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Open Mic Night at the Buffalo Irish Center

Thursday Feb. 01, 2018 - Saturday Mar. 03, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Buffalo Irish Center, Buffalo

Buffalo’s crown jewel, the incredible Buffalo Irish Center, holds an event every first Thursday of the month, boasting some of the areas finest amateur and professional musicians.

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Charles E. Burchfield: The Ohio Years 1893-1921

Friday Dec. 08, 2017 - Saturday Mar. 24, 2018
All Day
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

The exhibition Charles E. Burchfield: The Ohio Years, 1893-1921, presents painting, drawing and ephemera from the formative years of Burchfield’s life, before he had the family, gallerist, and career that would define the rest of his life.

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Geeks Who Drink

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
8:00 pm
The Fairways at Deerwood, North Tonawanda

Geeks Who Drink is a homegrown Pub Trivia Quiz modeled after those in Ireland and the UK. Our quizzes cover everything from celebrities in trouble to wordplay to bad television. You can get a feel for the questions we ask by playing a sample round here. Each quiz has two audio rounds: a “Name that Tune” style round, […]

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Geeks Who Drink – Transit Music Lounge

Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018
8:00 pm
Transit Music Lounge, Depew

Winning teams gets street cred, bar cash and other prizes depending on the venue. Bonus Questions for free pints are sprinkled throughout the quiz.

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